Amulet of Bes

Egyptian
Late Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Other: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1074

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, black glaze. Head only. Perfect.

Provenance

From Giza: N. of Pyr. I.-a. [Excav. date] December 4, 1924. Photo B. 5798. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition